Course #PPG415

Basic Airbrushing

No airbrush experience necessary.

PPG’s Custom – Basic Airbrushing course is ideal for any technician new to the art that wants to build a good foundation.

Gravity-feed airbrushes will be provided for student’s use during class. If desired, students may bring their own gravity feed airbrush.



Who Should Attend

  • All PPG Certified Refinish Technicians

Course Length

1 day (8 Hours)

Class Size

6-12 people

Class Cost

See class cost document

Course Objectives

Introduce PPG certified technicians to basic airbrushing skills and tools.

Topics Covered

  • Different types of Airbrushes and how they work
  • Air supply, Proper air pressure and Paint reduction
  • Cleaning and Troubleshooting
  • Techniques of holding the Airbrush, When to be close and when to be far away
  • Practice exercises on paper include
  • Basic Strokes, Dagger, Lines, Dots, Circles, Shading
  • Using Stencils / Templates
  • Free Hand
  • 3D Effects
  • Create a mural of a Beach Sunset
  • Airbrush a Skull, Eagle, Flying Eyeball, and other custom images.

Practice exercises are subject to change depending on student and instructor interests.

Students may bring their own gravity fed airbrush or one will be provided for use during the class.

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